abebetadege | 2012-09-11 16:27
Welcome to the 9th issue of the AfricaAdapt newsletter! This issue covers news around AfricaAdapt, views from Dr. Aliou Diouf who recently joins AfricaAdapt as a project manager- on his vision for AfricaAdapt, a guest article by Mr. Attah Benson- Director of Community Emergency Response Initiative (CERI), ... [ read more ]
abebetadege | 2012-09-11 11:37
On June 12th 2012, AfricaAdapt took part in a meeting organized in Addis Ababa on China and South-South Scoping Assessment for Learning and Development (CASSALD). Adaptation to Climate Change in China (ACCC) is an innovative policy research project, supporting China’s response to the impacts of climate change. ... [ read more ]
abebetadege | 2012-09-06 06:53
M. Heriniaina Ramanankierana est Chercheur - enseignant en Ecologie de la symbiose mycorhizienne en milieux tropicaux, au Centre National de Recherches sur l'Environnement à Madagascar.
Il est aussi porteur de projets sur la valorisation des ressources naturelles à travers la ... [ read more ]
abebetadege | 2012-08-31 15:53
Who is Aliou Diouf? Can you tell us about yourself?
I am a Senegalese, born in the soudanese zone of Senegal. I grew up in this region, part of what is ... [ read more ]
abebetadege | 2012-08-31 15:47
By Attah Benson
Community Emergency Response Initiative (CERI)
Nigeria continues to face severe impacts of climate change which range from increased desertification, drought and flood, windstorm, gulley erosion, land slide in the northern and southern parts of the country. Given an opportunity to choose ... [ read more ]
abebetadege | 2012-08-31 15:31
Hosted by ICPAC, the 3rd Africa Adapt Management Group (MG) meeting took place from 02-04 April 2012 at the Safari Club Hotel in Nairobi, Kenya.
The objectives of the meeting were to review progress made in the implementation of Phase II activities for the reporting ... [ read more ]
abebetadege | 2012-08-31 15:28
AfricaAdapt was represented at the second full consortium meeting of the AfriCAN Climate project, that took place from 4 – 6th June 2012 in Munich, Germany. The meeting was convened by WIP - the coordinator of AfriCan Climate initiative
AfriCan Climate is a knowledge-sharing platform [ read more ]
abebetadege | 2012-08-31 15:23
Work on improving the functionality of our web platform is finally complete and the platform is fully operational. We thank all members who provided us with feedback on the old platform, especially those who responded to our online survey.
The platform is now more stable, user-friendly and has ... [ read more ]
abebetadege | 2012-08-31 14:39
The 31st Greater Horn of Africa Climate Outlook Forum (GHACOF 31) predicted an increased likelihood of near normal to above normal rainfall over western and central areas of the northern sector of the GHA as well as the western and coastal parts of the equatorial sector ... [ read more ]
jnnam | 2012-08-21 17:58
Are you a researcher, civil society practitioner or information intermediary working on climate change in Africa, or do just you have an interest in social media? AfricaAdapt and the International Livestock Reseach Institute (ILRI) have produced a Social media guide for climate change practitioners in Africa. The guide ... [ read more ]
admin | 2012-08-08 15:48
AMCOW's Water Climate and Development Programme aims to support African countries in developing “no or low regrets” investment and financing strategies for water security, climate resilience and development, and integrate these into development planning processes. Capacity development is an enabling pillar of the programme and will aim to strengthen ... [ read more ]
admin | 2012-08-08 15:38
This study involves scoping the development of a trans-disciplinary research programme to address climate compatible development (CCD) needs in the SADC region. It is the first phase in the development of a five year programme aimed at building capacity for Climate Compatible Development across the SADC Higher Education ... [ read more ]
admin | 2012-07-25 00:09
The Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN) is delighted to announce its latest ‘Inside Stories’– a collection of policy briefs that get to the heart of planning and implementing climate compatible development.
The ‘Inside Stories’ are produced by CDKN in partnership with the World Resources ... [ read more ]
jnnam | 2012-07-23 13:21
The International Journal of Climate Change Strategies and Management (IJCCSM) invites abstracts for a special issue on "Climate Change in Africa", which will document and promote the results of research and projects focusing on climate change adaptation in the African continent.
The journal focuses on matters related to ... [ read more ]
admin | 2012-07-18 15:23
Companies begin to see necessity and profits in adapting to climate change
Lisa Friedman, E&E reporter
ClimateWire: Wednesday, July 11, 2012
A company in Ghana sells weather forecasting text messages to farmers. A Colorado-based environmental consulting firm specializing in hydrologic forecasting helps ... [ read more ]
admin | 2012-07-16 17:17
VENTURES AFRICA- South Africa’s Home Affairs Minister, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, has been appointed as the head of the African Union (AU); by the virtue of the new position, she becomes the first female head of the African Union.
The 63 year-old veteran apartheid fighter became the first AU ... [ read more ]
admin | 2012-07-13 17:27
The World Health Organisation’s Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases (TDR), with IDRC funding, is launching a call for letters of interest as part of its research initiative on vector-borne diseases and climate change in Africa. This initiative aims to build an evidence base on ... [ read more ]
admin | 2012-07-12 18:07
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IDRC would like to invite you to respond to a Request for Expressions of Interest for Background Studies on Three Climate Change Hot Spots in Africa and South Asia (RFEI #12130022). Please also feel free to circulate to your networks.... [ read more ]
admin | 2012-07-12 18:03
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Chance (IPCC) has opened a call for applications for the second round of awards under the IPCC Scholarship Programme.
The IPCC Scholarship Programme aims to build capacity in the understanding and management of climate change in developing countries by ... [ read more ]
admin | 2012-07-12 11:29
On behalf of the European Commission, the EU Cities Adapt project has the pleasure to invite cities to take part in the training phase of theproject, aiming at building capacity on climate change adaptation in cities.... [ read more ]
Submit your completed application form by 16 July 2012: http://eucities-adapt.eu/cms/assets/City-training-material/Application-Templatefinal06.07.doc